Mar 11, 2018

Josh Kushner donates $50k to March for Our Lives

Mike Allen, author of AM

Josh (R) and Jared Kushner in 2011. Photo: CHANCE YEH/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

Josh Kushner — a venture capitalist and entrepreneur who founded Thrive Capital, a venture capital firm; Oscar, a health insurance company; and Cadre, a real estate investment platform (and brother of Jared) — has quietly donated $50,000 to March for Our Lives.

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